The U.S. economy added 244,000 jobs last month. That’s according to new employment numbers that the Bureau of Labor Statistics released this morning. The number’s a lot better than economists expected. But at the same time, the unemployment rate rose — back up to 9 percent. Greg White is an editor at Business Insider Dot Com. He says there’s nothing contradictory about those two statistics — and that overall, there’s reason to be optimistic about the economy.